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Supreme Court Weighs Rights of Parents Facing Jail Over Child Support

Are child support lockups becoming debtors’ prisons?

"Tiger Mothers" Are Driven by U.S. Inequity, Not Chinese Culture

Strict Asian parenting is often borne of struggle and exclusion and hardship, a reaction to learning that the American dream can remain elusive no matter how hard people work.

Readers Sound Off On Race-Conscious Parenting and Adoption

Terry Keleher’s essay on raising a black son as a white dad in a “post-race” world stirred intense emotions. He highlights the discussion and adds more thoughts.

Parenting Queer Youth--and Saving Their Lives

DeAnna Green turned to the Family Acceptance Project and discovered love’s a lifesaver.

White Dad, Black Son and Raising Kids in a "Colorblind" World

Teaching how to create a more just world is one of the greatest gifts we can give our children.

Four Tips and Resources for "Post-Race" Parenting

Terry Keleher shares his experiences as both parent and racial justice educator.

Defining the Immigrant Family: Legal Reform and Common Sense

A legal analysis of the key problem that current immigration policy cannot answer: who do we call mom and dad?

New York Moves to Keep Incarcerated Parents Connected to Kids

The prison system and the child welfare system both have the power to split families apart, and too often, they are tragically linked when the state imposes its judgment that a parent is no longer worthy of her child. For the majority of men and women in New York’s prisons, their fate as parents hinges on a legal timetable that pushes their children toward adoption.